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CCLSA Webinar: Amniotic Membrane Therapy in Optometry and Ophthalmology

Date: 18/07/2021 (AEST)

Venue: Live Webinar - Zoom, NSW, 2000

Provider: Cornea & Contact Lens Society of Australia

Contact: Shaheera Survery Patterson & Alan Saks, [E] info@cclsa.org.au, [P] 02 9431 8676

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees should be confident in the theory of amniotic membrane (AM)
  • Attendees should understand the application and management of AM in a clinical setting
  • Be familiar with protocols of how to apply and prescribe AMs in practice
  • Understanding clinical and surgical application of advanced AMs
  • case presentations of advanced AMs in ophthalmology
  • Which types of cases benefit from referral to ophthalmology for advanced AM
  • Understanding the clinical application of AMs in Australia with available products
  • Understanding the potential complications of AMs and management thereof
  • How to decide on suitable cases for basic AMs in an optometric setting vs referral to ophthalmology for advanced cases
  • Understanding the TGA application and approval process for individual AM cases

Max CPD hours awarded: 1.5

Session Information

Name
Amniotic Membrane Therapy in Optometry and Ophthalmology
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1.5
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5